Leon Yearout

March 2, 2010

Leon Yearout

Leon Yearout, of Yakima, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. He was 89. Read more

Elisabeth Magdalena Sato

March 2, 2010

Elisabeth Sato

Elisabeth Magdalena Sato, of Sammamish, died Feb. 28, 2010, at Providence Marianwood nursing home. She was 82. Read more

City wants Klahanie Park decision to hinge on growth

March 2, 2010

Local residents try to have their say in keeping Klahanie Park open, and which local jurisdiction they would like to see be its steward as King County officials plan to close the park. — By Greg Farrar

Issaquah city officials called last week for decisions about adding Klahanie Park to the municipal parks system to be made alongside long-term growth agreements.

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Thomas Edward Kilborn

March 2, 2010

Thomas Kilborn

Thomas Edward Kilborn, a former longtime resident of Issaquah, died at home in Maple Valley on Feb. 27. He was 86. Read more

Mary Louise Quinn

March 2, 2010

Mary Louise Quinn

Mary Louise Quinn, of Ellensburg, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, in Yakima. She was 79. Read more

Undercrossing bids are lower than expected

March 2, 2010

The city received a $1.4 million bid to build the Interstate 90 Undercrossing — almost $1 million less than engineers had estimated. City planners opened construction bids last month for the proposed roadway. Read more

EFR response times improve, overtime drops

March 2, 2010

When Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Lee Soptich finally had a chance to reflect on 2009, one he counts as the most stressful of any in his 24 years as a fire chief, he said it was a mixed bag. Read more

Skyline boys win KingCo basketball title

March 2, 2010

Kasen Williams leads Spartans past Kangs 52-42

Skyline High School’s Kasen Williams pulls up for a jumper in the first quarter Feb. 26 against Lake Washington. By Christopher Huber

Kasen Williams, one of the most sought-after football players in the country, continues to prove he’s not just good at catching a football or earning high-jump titles. The junior is playing a huge part in Skyline High School’s basketball success, too.

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City intends to preserve Park Pointe regardless of ownership

March 2, 2010

The developer behind the stalled Park Pointe project and a Seattle bank cancelled a hearing in bankruptcy court last week, as the case appears to near a coda. Read more

City panel works to finish development plan by September

March 2, 2010

A task force should unveil a package by September with elements — like revised development and design standards, and a streamlined review process — for developers who want to build in the commercial heart of the city, 915 acres along Interstate 90. Read more

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